Ashfield Council provides a library network offering reader and outreach services, as well as information and collection services.
These services include a variety of events, activities and initiatives for adults, young people and children including storytime, online tutoring, book clubs, internet courses, HSC lectures, school holiday activities, a home library service, computer and internet access and much more.
We invite you to browse our range of library pages to learn about the latest activities and services on offer.
Learn more about membership here!
Sydney Writers' Festival presents with Ashfield Library Michael Robotham Life or Death
Why would someone escape from prison the day before they are due to be released? Internationally best-selling crime writer Michael Robotham has called his tenth novel, Life or Death, ‘a thriller and a love story and a lesson in never giving up hope.’ Join Michael as he talks about his thrilling new standalone book and what life is like as one of Australia’s most successful writing exports.
6pm for 6.30pm start. Free event, live music and refreshments before 6.30pm.
Books for sale and signing.
Venue Ashfield Town Hall
260 Liverpool Road Ashfield
Freegal Musicis a free online music service from Ashfield Library. Freegal offers access to the entire Sony Music catalogue, plus thousands of independent music labels. In total the collection comprises thousands of artists, millions of songs, and over 100 genres of music, all without having to download any software. Patrons can download 3 songs per week in MP3 format, plus stream 3 hours of music per day on the go. The Freegal Music mobile app is free from the Apple App storeand the Androidversion is available on the Google Playstore. Music can be downloaded into iTunes, and accessed on your computer and portable devices. All you need to access this service, is your Ashfield Library card number and PIN.
You can also check out our strategic plan for 2012-2016 here!
Please note: the Library has a new catalogue. The main Catalogue Link will take you to the new catalogue which features our digital collections. The new catalogue has digital assets that Ashfield is making available to the community online. The collection is not extensive but we intend to add more images in the future.
The Local Studies Room is open on Mondays and Tuesdays from 10.00am to 1.00pm and on Thursdays from 2.00pm to 5.00pm for research.
The room is also open for private study on Mondays and Tuesdays from 1.30pm-4.45pm; and all day Wednesdays and Fridays 9am-4.45pm (except when library events are scheduled). Local Studies room is closed Saturday and Sunday
Ashfield Library now provides IndieFlix with our partner libraries. There are films in many genres including Zombie, Classic and Cult.
Please note that we now have a new electronic magazine service at Ashfield. Please create an account and try this exciting new way of reading magazines.
Ashfield Library members now have access to an eLibrary where you can download audiobooks and eBooks - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There are hundreds of titles to choose from - simply browse, check out, download and enjoy! All you need is your library card and pin number.
For more information, or to start browsing visit eLibrary 24/7.
The book chute at Ashfield is open 24/7 and is located on the ground floor near the CBA ATM, close to the entrance to Ashfield Mall.
Wests Ashfield have generously funded 100% of our YourTutor online homework help program for the last 8 years. In 2014/2015 they are again providing 100% funding for this worthwhile program. The YourTutor program supports students in year 4-12 across all subject areas and is a highly valued service that benefits the whole community.
Are you a frustrated reviewer? Well now you can write reviews directly into our library catalogue! Just find the item you want to write about in the catalogue, and then click on "Write a Review". Follow the quick & easy steps to register, and get writing!